George F. McHendry, PhD, Jr

George F. McHendry, Jr, PhD

George F. McHendry, Jr, PhD

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Communication Studies

Position

  • Associate Professor

Biography

George F. McHendry, Jr., Ph.D. received a B.A. in Communication from Ripon College in 2006, a M.A. in Speech Communication from Colorado State University in 2008, and a Ph.D. from the Department of Communication at the University of Utah in 2013. His research examines the intersections of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, contemporary rhetorical theory, critical/cultural studies, and performance studies. He studies the complex array of discourses and performances that make up the public controversy over the airport security techniques adopted by the Transportation Security Administration. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Creighton University. 

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • , 53(4), 310-326
  • , 53(4), 287-309
  • , 65-69
  • , 16 (6)
  • , 6 (3/4)
  • , 57 (2) , 211-233
  • , 79, 293-310
  • , 8(2)
  • , 6 (2)
  • , 11(2)

Editing and Reviews

Presentations

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Theoretical/Methodological Areas: Rhetoric, Critical/Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, Argumentation
    Topical Areas: Surveillance and Security, Political Rhetoric, Social Media, Climate Change

Awards and Honors

  • Top Paper, 2015 Western States Communication Association Conference, 2015
  • Top Paper, 2014 Western States Communication , 2014
  • Steffensen Cannon Graduate Scholarship, University of Utah, 2012
  • Campus Commitment Award, Colorado State University, 2008
  • College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching Award (Graduate Student Assistant), Colorado State University, 2007